Out of 400 students who appeared for the screening tests conducted in Trichy and Tirunelveli districts, 49 students have been selected for the training.
The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy has started offline training for students of government schools to crack the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) to gain entry into Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and other premier institutes.
As per The Hindu report, the training provided through the institute’s teaching club IGNITTE, under its Impusle initiative, covers Class 11 students of government schools. This year, students of Trichy and Tirunelveli districts will be undergoing the training under the initiative. The students are selected on the basis of a qualifying test which is conducted by IGNITTE. Out of 400 students who appeared for the screening tests conducted in the two districts, 23 students from Trichy and 26 from Tirunelveli have been selected for the training.
IGNITTE, with its team of 49 members, will assist the students crack competitive examinations. IGNITTE was started in 2017 to provide JEE coaching and quality education free of cost to students of government schools. Since 2020, students of NIT Trichy have been roped in to train government school students in cracking JEE.
Offline classes to be conducted during weekends
The training classes were conducted in online mode in the preceding years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This time, offline classes will be conducted during weekends. Institute Director G Aghila and Dean (Students Welfare) N Kumaresan interacted with the students last weekend regarding the training.
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